Virtual communication has changed the way dispersed project teams collaborate, presenting major advantages and some new challenges. Here are five keys to building rapport with team members through virtual channels, and 11 tips for composing more effective email messages.
Scenarios and storyboards are great tools to describe how users interact with a product. They also complement user stories by helping to explore risk, discover new user stories, and capture the relationship between stories. Here is a primer on what these tools are, and how they can be used in an agile context.
Busy project managers must prioritize their time and energy when working with stakeholders. This can be accomplished by using a simple matrix to gauge their impact on your projects, based on attributes such as power, interest, influence and knowledge. Here, we will focus on power and interest.